Pizza joints are the hot spot after some serious fun in the sun in Myrtle Beach! Pizza is not only convenient but delicious, and there is no shortage of diverse restaurants throughout the area in North Myrtle Beach and just south in Myrtle Beach. You can choose from flavored crusts to New York Style and innovative topping combinations. Here is a list of the top Myrtle Beach pizza parlors that locals and our visitors love.
Ultimate California Pizza
Ultimate California Pizza has multiple locations throughout the Grand Strand. It’s one of the only pizza places that offers over 70 toppings to choose from. Their three top sellers are the Buffalo Chicken hot wing pizza, the Big Kahuna topped with layers of veggies, meat, and three types of cheese; or the San Francisco loaded with peppers, mushrooms, Roma tomatoes, and filet.
With a unique “build it for you” style, Mod Pizza has become a favorite. Located in the Coastal North Town Center, it’s ideal for single-serve pizzas and when you don’t want to share with someone else. Served quickly and with a smile, Mod Pizza is the ideal post-beach dinner or lunch.
Mellow Mushroom Pizza
Myrtle Beach is home to two locations of this nationwide chain called the Mellow Mushroom. Their unique specialty pies are made with only the highest quality ingredients. The two most popular pizzas are the Funky Q. Chicken, a BBQ chicken pie with bacon, caramelized onions, and a spectacular BBQ sauce, and the Magical Mystery Tour topped with mozzarella and feta cheese, pesto sauce, spinach, jalapenos, and Portobello mushrooms. Traditional-style pizzas and gluten-free options are available as well as craft beers on tap.
Gino’s: Real New York Pizza
Gino’s has three locations on the Grand Strand. You can expect true to New York-style pizza for an excellent value. You can choose from Sicilian or traditional New York thin crusts. If you’re in a hurry or not tremendously hungry, enjoy their pizza by the slice. The calzones, subs, and pasta won’t disappoint.
With several locations all over the U.S., Godfather’s Pizza has a sentimental attachment to many beachgoers. They offer a weekday buffet, dine-in, and carry out. Their specialty pizzas include the Humble Pie which contains Italian sausage, green peppers, mozzarella, onions, and pepperoni; the Bacon Cheeseburger; or an All-Meat Combo.
Hungry Howie’s Pizza
Hungry Howie’s Pizza is widely-known for their highly-flavored crust pies. This franchise is the 11th largest pizza chain in the United States. On top of their gluten-free and specialty pizzas, you can order calzone-style subs, salads, chicken wings and tenders, bread, and brownies. Hungry Howie’s has fantastic food to suit any appetite.
Benito’s Brick Oven Pizza & Pasta
If you love wood-fired pizza in a laid-back setting, Benito’s is the spot for you. It’s a perfect way to relax after a long day at the beach. Their specialties include the Southern Style Pizza made with sausage, BBQ chicken and onion; the Crazy Jamaican Pizza, topped with pineapple, bacon, ham, banana peppers and jerk seasoning; and the Ricotta Pizza with fresh tomato, basil, and garlic. Fans also love the strombolis, pasta, and calzones.
Kings Famous Pizza
For over 30 years, Kings Famous Pizza has served up limitless build-your-own options. Their bread is brought in from New York, and the mozzarella sticks are a must while you wait. Gluten-free pies, subs, gyros, pasta, lasagna, and desserts are also on the menu. Not only will you enjoy the pizza but their friendly wait staff as well.
NY Style Pizza
Located steps away from Myrtle Beach’s stunning beachfront, NY Style Pizza has several options to satisfy any cravings. This pizza spot is one of the most reasonably priced places you’ll find on Ocean Blvd. Stop in and try their specialty pizzas including the Taco or Seafood pizza.
Mama Mia Pizzeria
Mama Mia’s got their start by handing out samples of their pizzas to hospitality workers and front-desk clerks. People who don’t even like pizza love Mama Mia Pizzeria. Specialties include their BBQ chicken pizza, the Cheesesteak pizza, the BBQ Magnifico, and the Gladiator complete with filet, peppers, sautéed mushrooms, and onions.
Famous Andy’s Pizzeria
Famous Andy’s is the only pizzeria on the coast that’s open until 2:30 a.m. on the weekdays. It is considered the best pizza in North Myrtle Beach. They serve Philly Style Pizza & Cheesesteaks made by original Philadelphians. The salads are always fresh, and the lemon pepper wings are to die for.
Capriccio Italian Restaurant
This Italian hot spot serves pizza, fish dishes, and pasta in a storefront location with sidewalk seating. At Capriccio’s the food is always fresh from the salads to the homemade sauces. Locals give a big thumbs up to the Gnocchi Sorrentino and the Calamari Marinara. Capriccio Italian Restaurant is a place where the friendly staff always treats you like family.
Michael’s Pizza, Pasta & Grill
Michael’s Pizza, Pasta & Grill is an unpretentious pizza parlor that offers New York-Style pizzas, pasta, sandwiches, and other small Italian bites. Michael’s has been in business since 1996 and offers takeout, delivery, and a cozy dine-in experience.
Enjoy specialty pizza and other Italian fare at Ducatis Pizzeria. The food has excellent flavor without feeling overwhelming. Their expansive menu includes the lobster ravioli which is full of flavor and perfectly portioned. The Caesar salad alone is the best you’ll find in the area.
At Toffinos you can order pizza by the slice, and they will even cut it smaller for the kiddos. The bakery is terrific with fresh bread, rolls, and pastries. If you’re not in the mood for pizza, the pork sandwich is delicious, tangy and worth the try. The sauces Toffinos puts on their pizza is genuinely out of this world.
Gordon Biersch Brewery
While well-known for their German-style craft beer, Gordon Biersch serves up specialty pizzas and flatbreads. The Barbecue Chicken Pizza and Margherita Flatbread are top sellers and are included in the happy hour menu. Dine on stuffed shrimp, nachos, or potstickers while you wait.